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Boeing announces next leg of tour

Posted April 13, 2012 by

Boeing will bring the 787 Dreamliner to seven more cities on the sixth leg of the Dream Tour later this month and continuing into May. Stops include cities in the United Kingdom, Norway, Italy and the United States. “The Dream Tour has provided us with a great platform to show customers, partners, government officials and…

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DOD to host Vietnam War commemoration ceremony at memorial

Posted May 21, 2012 by

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will host a ceremony May 28, 2012, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to thank and honor America’s Vietnam Veterans on behalf of a grateful nation. This ceremony will serve as a public kickoff of efforts to partner with communities across the United…

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Intermediate Space Challenge caps Mojave school year with big cheers

Posted June 7, 2012 by by Raphael Jaffe

As if to make up for gale winds that forced postponement last week, there was no wind May 31 when the eighth Intermediate Space Challenge was held at Mojave Air and Space Port.

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Chief of naval research moderates panel at unmanned systems conference

Posted August 9, 2012 by by Grace Jean

The Navy's chief of naval research led a panel discussion highlighting technology challenges and a vision for future maritime robotic systems Aug. 8, at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's annual conference....

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Endeavour grand opening at the California Science Center

Posted October 31, 2012 by

NASA photograph by Bill Ingalls Guest walk around space shuttle Endeavour after the grand opening ceremony for the California Science center’s Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion Oct. 30, 2012, in Los Angeles. Endeavour, built as a replacement for space shuttle Challenger, completed 25 missions, spent 299 days in orbit, and orbited Earth 4,671…

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Plane Crazy Saturday

Posted May 15, 2013 by

The May 18 Plane Crazy Saturday at the Mojave Air & Space Port will honor the U.S. military for Armed Forces Day. A special ceremony will be held at noon on the flightline, and veteran military aircraft and vehicles will be on hand for visitors to enjoy. Three U.S. military officers will present briefings: Lt….

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Upcoming Events – November 2013

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Nov. 3-8 – Third International Conference on Storms, Substorms, and Space Weather, Shenzhen, China Nov. 3-8 – 29th American Society for Gravitational and Space Research/5th International Symposium for Physical Sciences in Space, Orlando, Fla. Nov. 4-5 – New Particle Physics Symposium Europe-2013: Higgs Boson to LHC, Neutrinos, Cosmos and Beyond, Cambridge, United Kingdom Nov. 4-5…

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April 14 marks anniversary of Space Shuttle Columbia’s first landing

Posted April 11, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph Space Shuttle Columbia lands April 14, 1981 on Rogers Dry Lake Bed at Edwards AFB. Monday marks 33 years since the first re-usable space vehicle successfully returned to Earth on the wings of an aircraft. This April, it has been 33 years since the first re-usable space vehicle successfully returned to Earth…

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Events – October 2014

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Oct. 3 – Lecture: The Use of In Situ Analytical Technology and Impactite Dating in Planetary Field Geology, Houston, Texas   Oct. 3 – Lecture: Space at 100 – The Next 50 Years in the Human and Robotic Exploration of the Solar System, Bath, United Kingdom   Oct. 5-7 – International Workshop on Double Beta…

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Mojave Airport hosts biggest Plane Crazy Saturday to date

Posted April 25, 2012 by by Rebecca Amber

Around 2,000 people put on their walking shoes and sunscreen to participate in what turned out to be the biggest Mojave Plane Crazy Saturday yet April 21. More than 200 airplanes were flown in, filling the entire main flightline, from the new airport tower down to the Scaled...

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